The Instigator
DucoNihilum
Con (against)
Losing
21 Points
The Contender
Logical-Master
Pro (for)
Winning
51 Points

"The Game" Causes an equal loss in both the "Loser(s)" and the "Instigator(s)"

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Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 7/8/2008 Category: Society
Updated: 8 years ago Status: Voting Period
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DucoNihilum

Con

WHEN the following conditions are met

"The Game" follows these three rules.

1. Everybody in the world who knows about the Game, is playing the Game.
2. Whenever you think about The Game, you lose.
3. Loss must be announced.

WHEN ALSO

The "Instigator" is defined as "The person who causes any other person to lose the game, intentionally or unintentionally"

AND WHEN

the "Loser" is defined as somebody who has met the first condition of rule 1 (that they know that they are playing the game), and also the condition in rule 2 (That they are thinking of the game)

GIVEN THAT

It is possible to be both the Instigator and a Loser at the same time, in some circumstances

FOR CLARITY- ALSO ASSUME THAT

One loss of game is equal to minus one "Game Points", So that losing the game one time would net -1 "Game Points".
END OF RULES, NO MORE RULES MAY BE SET

I let my opponent begin.
Logical-Master

Pro

Hello, I am Logical-Master's older brother, Mark, and I have been instructed to read no more than what I am typing on this page, until instructed otherwise. I've also been instructed to inform you that the only words I've seen is "your, argument, new, debating tips, and help." I hope we can have a fun debate. Good luck, Duco.
Debate Round No. 1
DucoNihilum

Con

DucoNihilum forfeited this round.
Logical-Master

Pro

I'm sorry to hear that my opponent has forfeited his last round. I really hope it isn't because I didn't look at anything he typed in his first round. I'm not trying to be rude, but my brother has told me that it would not be wise to read anything yet. I am dying in anticipation. and that's all I got to say right now.
Debate Round No. 2
DucoNihilum

Con

DucoNihilum forfeited this round.
Logical-Master

Pro

I accept my opponent's apology and wish him quick recovery in his pursuits. Hopefully, I can learn about this debate in the next round.
Debate Round No. 3
DucoNihilum

Con

DucoNihilum forfeited this round.
Logical-Master

Pro

Once more, Duco has forfeited his round. My source (my brother) has indicated that it would not be wise to look at the first round until this debate has ended. I guess that because I have not once acknowledged whatever there is in the first round, I win this debate (I think). So yeah, vote for me.
Debate Round No. 4
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Posted by Logical-Master 8 years ago
Logical-Master
If you read the "opening argument", apparently, you are playing the game and you automatically lose. However, in spite of that, I won the game. :D
Posted by Ragnar_Rahl 8 years ago
Ragnar_Rahl
What the hell is the game?
Posted by Logical-Master 8 years ago
Logical-Master
You have yet to do so. :(
Posted by Im_always_right 8 years ago
Im_always_right
this is all stupid...I think I'll do something similar...
Posted by s0m31john 8 years ago
s0m31john
Duco just lost the game, and by the game, I mean the debate about the game.
Posted by Logical-Master 8 years ago
Logical-Master
OOHHH! So that's what this was about. It all makes sense now. Through not reading Duco's first round, I was never once played the game nor thought about it, therefore, I never lost. Whereas Duco thought about it in the first round.

I guess that if I were to have read the round before posting in my last round, it would have been an equal loss since Duco forfeited twice. Very interesting and creative.
Posted by gahbage 8 years ago
gahbage
I was looking forward to this debate too...
Posted by DucoNihilum 8 years ago
DucoNihilum
I apologize. If you try to keep the responses as far apart as possible (Only respond on the last day to respond, if possible) I will be able to continue the debate ASAP. For a little BG info as to why I've been gone, shortly after I accepted all of these debates the main power box for this side of the campus caught on fire, killing power for around 28 hours.... Even worse, when power got back on, my laptop's motherboard was fried. I'm expecting to finish my repairs on it by wends, at the latest some time next week.
Posted by gahbage 8 years ago
gahbage
If so, it was way out of my range of comprehension...
Posted by Rezzealaux 8 years ago
Rezzealaux
o_O?

Was the forfeit a strategical move?
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